Following the Government’s recovery roadmap update on Mon 22 Feb, we are continuing to work with producers to confirm or reschedule productions for the coming months.

Please avoid contacting us during this time; we will be in touch with customers of affected productions as soon as we are able. Thank you once again for your patience, we cannot wait to welcome you back.

This is a past event and is currently no longer running.


“Pull up a sandbag and rest a while,
in this precious place both sober and wild.”

A group from the UK armed forces community are about to arrive on Reparation Island. During their stay they will be encouraged to confront, share and process the stories that have shaped them.

Based on true stories gathered from the armed forces community across the Midlands, this bold and inventive new play by Kevin Fegan (Writer of Obama the Mamba co-produced by Curve & The Lowry and Slave, winner of the Pete Postlethwaite Best New Play Manchester Theatre Awards 2010) invites you to get a glimpse of their world and the beginnings of life on the Island. Combining storytelling, music and poetic imagery, this honest and new production is performed by the UK armed forces community and directed by Christopher Elmer-Gorry (From The Ground Up, Almeida Theatre and Short Changed, Theatre Royal Plymouth).

Bravo 22 Company is an award-winning recovery through the arts programme, successfully organising regional projects for the Armed Forces community.

Reparation Island is made possible by The Royal British Legion and The Drive Project, in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.

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Prices and discounts subject to change, a 6% transaction charge may still apply for some productions in 2019/20 see terms and conditions, postage from £1.50.

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We offer a range of discounts and concessions to enable everyone to enjoy an affordable visit to Birmingham Hippodrome. For further queries on the information below please contact Ticket Sales on 0844 338 5000.


2 for 1 Thu & Fri perfs, price bands A-B


£10, price band A


£5 tickets, price bands A-B
Call Ticket Sales 0844 338 5000 (not available online)


24 hours prior to a performance, best available seats for £10, maximum 2 per booker, subject to availability

CLICK HERE for further information on our Standby Rate and our On the Day Postcode Scheme for Birmingham residents living in B6, B9, B10, B11 and B21


Price band A
8+ tickets – £10 per ticket, plus 1 FREE ticket for every 8 booked.

Call our dedicated Group Sales Team on 0844 338 7000 for more information and to book now!
CLICK HERE for further information on Group Bookings


Price band A
8+ tickets – £10 per ticket, plus 1 FREE ticket for teacher/supervising adult for every 8 booked.
Age guidance 14+

(School prices include 50p transaction charge per ticket)

Call the Schools Hotline on 0844 338 7000 for more information and to book now
CLICK HERE for further information on School Bookings


£5 off standard price tickets in all seating areas.
2 for 1 on standard ticket prices for disabled patrons who require the service/support of a companion.
Limited availability
CLICK HERE for more information on our Access Performances


Discounts and Concessions are offered subject to availability at the discretion of the Information and Sales Manager. Top three price bands only, unless otherwise stated. Restrictions may apply. Only one discount per ticket may apply, unless otherwise stated. Offers are non retrospective and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Valid ID must be presented where applicable. Additional discounts may be offered from time to time.

Food & Drink

Coffee Bar

Our Coffee Bar is open all day for Quarter Horse barista coffee and a quick and tasty bite to eat.

Our Bars

You’ll receive a warm welcome at our Foyer Bars, conveniently positioned for both Stalls and Circle levels.

Post-show talk

Stay in your seats after the show for a FREE post-show talk from members of Bravo 22 Company.

"A powerful and moving portrayal of military experiences, this important play is not to be missed"

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"This is a moving, powerful, piece of theatre"

Behind the Arras

"amazingly powerful sixty minutes…. brave, loud and strong series of stories"


"Profoundly moving – a resounding play that packs a real emotional punch"

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